2.5 Organizing Your Resources: Using a Progressive Engagement Approach

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Conference Presentation | February 21, 2013

Files: Progressive Engagement in a Competitive Arena by Melanie Zamora (PDF | 525 KB | 14 slides) Progressive Engagement: How less can truly be more by Katharine Gale (PDF | 760 KB | 19 slides)

Communities typically have a variety of programs to serve families and youth experiencing homelessness. However, it can be difficult to organize homeless assistance so that people who need particular interventions are the ones who receive them. Many communities have begun using progressive engagement to overcome this challenge. This workshop will provide an overview of progressive engagement approaches and examples from communities that are employing these strategies.

  • Katharine Gale, Katharine Gale Consulting, Berkeley, CA
  • Norm Suchar, National Alliance to End Homelessness, Washington, DC (Moderator)
  • Melanie Zamora, The Road Home, Salt Lake City, UT